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Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm PDT
technology that we can do so and the folks that pass the legislation couldn't document any massive fraud. i frankly believe this is an inhibitor for new voters, young voters even returning soldiers who have come back from iraq and afghanistan, maybe jeopardized from the right to vote. let me tell you one thing. in the texas voter i.d., they were not able to use federal i.d. documents. a veteran told me that because his i.d. did not have a date on it under the texas law, he could not use his permanent federal veterans i.d. card. is that absurd? an outrage as one could ever believe. >> exactly right. in the pennsylvania litigation, which is still pending the court and the state of pennsylvania acknowledged it could not point to one single case of voter impersonation fraud which, of course, was the underlying predicate to their entire statute. let me ask you what you're saying and our generic feeling about the obligation to permit people to vote, to get them to vote, moderate republicans coming back into the fold who are saying you know what? we have to push back against the republican frin
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm PDT
mining to identify the neighborhoods that people come from and that will address the technological responses. >> cenk: the other possibility they could redefine the source of value in a way a corollary or similar to what you suggested, making it class-based opportunity based affirmative action rather than race based. we understand using race is something that we cannot sanction under the constitution, but whether someone has had the full range of opportunity presented to him or her. is that a compromised position? >> it is a possibility and universities like ucla have tried class-based affirmative action. the problem is it's not a perfect corollary forays and universities find that they admit poor white kids as well and don't find it's as effective as affirmative action in getting minority applications. >> eliot: same-sex marriage are there votes to the right of same-sex marriage or will that strike down some of the federal statute that prohibits marriage for same-sex couples. >> i think your second session will be more likely. people think the court is more likely to rule before i
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in investigating crimes, things like that that technology now permits seem to be feasible and would thread the needle between the theoretical opposition you bring to it and those of us who say wait a minute, we've lived in urban environment where is the tragedy of gun violence as we saw in the ad is too great not to respond to it. i think the ad is powerful. we can all agree on that. it is an issue that should be debated. >> i think you two have a problem with your president. president obama doesn't support what you want to have happened. >> eliot: you're right. >> he doesn't want to talk about it. >> absolutely. >> he doesn't want to talk about it because he doesn't want to get into that philosophical debate because unfortunately the debate is polarized. once you say common sense gun control. you hear from people who say you want to take away all of my guns. unfortunately, in the debate, even though policywise, there is a middle ground in the rhetorical debate, there hasn't been a middle ground. >> eliot: as with many issues, we move to the extremes where the possibility of forging
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